November 12, 2010
For Immediate Release
Fort Wayne, IN – The Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference has announced its All-Conference Cross Country selections and Veronica Jersey (South Whitley, IN/Whitko HS) brings home her first All-Conference honor. Veronica ran a lifetime best of 18:58 at the WHAC Conference meet, good enough for 7th place and a trip to Nationals. Veronica is a junior majoring in accounting/business administration and is also an NAIA scholar athlete.
The WHAC has also announced the honorees of the All-Academic awards. Six Indiana Tech athletes were recognized for their efforts in the classroom: seniors Kara Van Horn (Huntington, IN/Huntington North), Alyssa Webb (Indianapolis, IN/Lawrence Central), Mika Davis (Modoc, IN/Union Modoc), and John Wainwright (Wolcottville, IN/Lakeland) and juniors Veronica Jersey and Micky Nelson (Wheat Ridge, CO/Wheat Ridge).
To be named All-Academic WHAC, a student must be at least a junior in academic standing and a grade point average of at least 3.25.
Mika Davis, Veronica Jersey, John Wainwright, and Micky Nelson were also NAIA Scholar Athletes.
Freshman Becca Lamb (Ridgeville, OH/North Ridgeville) and junior Matt Kimbrell (Muncie, IN/Muncie South) were selected to the Champions of Character team. This award is for the athletes that best exemplify the five core characteristics of the NAIA.
For more information on Indiana Tech athletics please call the Athletic Office at 260-422-5561 ext. 2262 or visit our website at http://www.indianatech.edu/athletics